Recall of Device Recall Fresenius

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Dialyzer, capillary, hollow fiber - Product Code FJI
  • Reason
    Dialyzer header leak due to possible improper torque.
  • Action
    The firm, Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC issued an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated 2/24/16 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to immediately discontinue use of your Hemoflow F3 Dialyzer; place all affected units in a secure, segregated area; contact your FMCRTG, LLC Customer Service Team at 1-800-323-5188 for instructions on how to return the recalled product, and fill out and return the attached Reply Form via fax to: 781-699-9796 ATTN: Quality Department or scan and email to: at your earliest convenience. If you have any additional medical concerns or questions, please contact Medical Information and Communication at 855-616-2309 or Website:


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Number: 15KU04011 Exp. Date : 08/31/2013
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Nationwide Distribution including states of: AZ, CA, CT, DC, GA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, MS, NY, OH, PA, SC, SD, TX, and WA.
  • Product Description
    Fresenius Hemoflow F3 Dialyzer || Part Number: 0520165A || Indicated for Acute and Chronic Hemodialysis
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC, 920 Winter St, Waltham MA 02451-1521
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source